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Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future - Pittsburgh



PennFuture Pittsburgh works to create a just future where nature, communities and the economy thrive. We enforce environmental laws and advocate for the transformation of public policy, public opinion and the marketplace to restore and protect the environment and safeguard public health. PennFuture advances effective solutions for the problems of pollution, sprawl and global warming; mobilizes citizens; crafts compelling communications; and provides excellent legal services and policy analysis.
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Address:
425 6th Ave Suite 2770
Pittsburgh , PA 15219
USA
Contact Person: Jeanne Clark
Phone: (412) 258-6680
Fax: (412) 648-2648
E-Mail: Energyflak@aol.com
Website: http://www.pennfuture.org
   


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  • PennFuture is:
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  • combating global warming, smog, acid rain, and illness, as well as the depletion of our natural resources, by compelling dirty power plants to clean up, and by fostering the transition to cleaner, renewable energy.
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  • leading efforts to enforce environmental laws against mining operations that threaten streams, homes and public infrastructure.
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  • battling to protect PA's land and communities from huge factory farms, unsafe and unwise highway construction, unwanted landfill expansions and out-of-state waste, and from misuse of local zoning laws.
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  • working to protect and restore PA's waterways from damage caused by acid mine drainage, elopment, and misuse, and to make those responsible pay to clean up their mess.
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  • promoting a shift in PA's tax system to discourage sprawl and pollution while encouraging jobs and savings.
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  • advocating the increase of desperately-needed funding for farmland preservation, and maintenance and preservation in our state parks, watersheds and game lands.
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  • ensuring that existing environmental laws are enforced and preventing the passage of laws harmful to the environment, by serving as a watchdog of the state legislature.
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  • representing sportsmen, environmentalists and concerned citizens in court against those who attack nature and public officials who fail to do their duty to protect it.
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  • fighting to ensure that polluters and their allies no longer decide the fate of our environment and economy.



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